Barrackville, West Virginia

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Barrackville, West Virginia

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High Points

Barrackville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):

Category Trophy
Low Property Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Barrackville Low Property Crime
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 11% Barrackville Low Rate of Poverty
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Barrackville Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Barrackville Affordability of Property Taxes
Median Family Income
(vs. State)
Top 18% Barrackville Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Barrackville, West Virginia

Comparing Barrackville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Female Share of the Population 8 5
Age of the Population 7 3
Well-Paid Single Women 7 7
Racial Diversity 6 7
Senior Citizens 6 3
Well-Paid Single Men 5 8
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 6
Male Share of the Population 3 6


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 9
Average Household Size 5 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 8 8
Median Family Income 6 9
People Above Poverty 6 9
People in Middle Class or Better 5 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Short Commute Times 6 6
Working at Home 4 5
Walking and Biking to Work 2 2
Public Transportation Use 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 4
Affordability of Rents 7 5
People Living Alone 6 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 4
Housing Recently Built 2 3
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 10 8
Low Violent Crime 9 8

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Barrackville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 65 miles S of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Marion
P.O. Box Zip Codes 26559
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.503
Longitude -80.166

Barrackville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 3.1 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 38 F
Apr Temp 38 to 64 F
Jul Temp 61 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 65 F
Annual Precip 45.8 inches
Distance 13.2 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 39 F
Apr Temp 40 to 64 F
Jul Temp 64 to 83 F
Oct Temp 44 to 65 F
Annual Precip 43.3 inches
Distance 16.8 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 38 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 42.1 inches
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Barrackville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,288 100%
Male 602 46.7%
Female 686 53.3%
Under 18 296 23%
18+ 992 77%
65+ 218 16.9%
Median Age 39.4
Average Family Size 2.9
White 1,224 95%
African-American 50 3.9%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 2 0.2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 10 0.8%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.5%

Estimated Barrackville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,290
Growth 2
Growth % 0.2%

Barrackville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 20.6%
German 15.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.8%
Irish 10.5%
English 10.4%
Italian 7.8%
Polish 6.6%
French (except Basque) 3.2%
Scotch-Irish 3.1%
Dutch 2.9%
Scottish 1.7%
European 1.3%
Hungarian 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
Iranian 0.6%
British 0.6%
Czech 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Pennsylvania German 0.4%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Russian 0.3%
Ukrainian 0.3%
Croatian 0.3%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Barrackville 1,288 $42,969
Fairmont 19,097 $37,126
Farmington 387 $39,688
Grant Town 657 $29,250
Monongah 939 $33,000
Pleasant Valley 3,124 $43,036
Rivesville 913 $35,417
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